AscTec Falcon 8


ASCTEC FALCON 8

ASCTEC FALCON 8

We’re an official UK dealer of the AscTec Falcon 8 Trinity drone - providing sales, after sales support and platform specific advanced training.

The AscTec Falcon 8 Trinity is the drone of choice for professional UAV operators in the inspection and surveying and mapping industries. With over 1,000 of these high tech UAVs in use around the world, the unique design and in-built system redundancies make this a class leading professional drone package.

Falcon 8 - In Flight

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KEY FEATURES OF THE FALCON 8

BUILT-IN SYSTEM FAIL-SAFES EASE-OF-USE DESIGNED FOR STABILITY TOP QUALITY DATA COLLECTION
  • Three autopilots
  • Redundant electronics
  • Redundant propulsion system
  • Redundant radio links
  • Minimal pilot corrections
  • Simple plug and play camera integration
  • Built-in automated flight functions
  • Automated, reproducible flights
  • Balanced V-shape design
  • Unaffected by magnetic interference
  • Automatic compensation for wind gusts
  • Active vibration damping
  • Best-in-class sensorss
  • Automatically compensating camera mount
  • Delivers detailed data capture

THE FALCON 8 HAS 2 MAIN VARIANTS

Falcon 8 - Inspection Pro

The InspectionPRO payload consists of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ71 for true color RGB images and the FLIR Tau 2 640 for infrared imaging.

With the InspectionPRO, users can accomplish close-up inspections to detect millimeter damage, ne hairline cracks, leaks or heat power losses.

A panoramic picture can also be taken for a wider view. Georeferenced true color RGB and 14-bit raw thermal images are delivered simultaneously.

Falcon 8 - Geo Expert

The GeoEXPERT is an innovative solution for small mapping projects and volume calculations. High-resolution geo-referenced aerial images can be taken from various heights within set GPS tolerances and offer a complement
to conventional methods.

The GeoEXPERT includes a 36 MP RGB camera (Sony Alpha 7R) and delivers orthophotos or 3D models in the Agisoft Photogrammetric Kit.

Falcon 8 - Optional Payload

The Sony HDR-PJ810 Full HD Camcorder is an optional payload for live videography for both the InspectionPRO and GeoEXPERT configurations.

It captures Full HD 1920x1080 video at 24p and 60p, as well as 25.4-megapixel still images.

FALCON 8 MOBILE GROUND STATION

Falcon 8 - Ground Station - Controller
Falcon 8 - Ground Station - Case
EVERYTHING AT A GLANCE - IN STATUS DISPLAY FULL FLEXIBILITY BY ENTERING FUNCTION MINIMALISTIC USER INTERFACE FOR EASE OF USE SENSITIVE EARLY WARNING SYSTEM
The status display shows all relevant flight information. All settings can be changed and adjusted directly via the status display. For example, during a flight. Navigate through the status display by LEFT, RIGHT, ENTER & ESC. Thanks to visual and acoustic warning signals you are a pilot of the critical situation one step ahead and be able to react calmly.
PROVEN MECHANICS FOR YOUR REMOTE CONTROL DOUBLE SAFETY THROUGH A DOUBLE COMMUNICATION SAFETY IN DETAIL UNDER CONTROL - INTELLIGENT SWITCH ASSIGNMENT
One Futaba FX-30 is fully integrated to the flight control system in the mobile ground station, pre-programmed and ready for you. Intermediate flight system and remote control sends a diversity data link with 2 x 2.4 GHz. Video receiver and video monitor are decoupled from all safety-relevant components. The Mobile Ground Station provides a true one-man controllability. Right is nodded and rolled. Links will be increased, decreased, yawed - and triggered.

FALCON 8 TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION

Falcon 8 - Front View
UAV body type: Dihedral Octocopter
Dimensions: 770 x 820 x 125 mm
Max. Take-off weight: 2.3 kg
Max. payload: 0.8 kg
Flight Time incl. Payload: 12-22 min
Max. Range: 1,000 m
Max. Airspeed: 16 m/s
Wind load: 15 m/s (GPS: 12 m/s)
Data Connection: 2 x 2.4 GHz, 10-63 mW
Transmission Power: 5.8GHz 25/100 mW
Battery: LiPo batteries with 6250 mAh
Operating Temp: -5c to 35c
Remote Controller: Mobile ground station, Waypoint
Piloting and Sensor: AscTec autopilot or AscTec Trinity with 1,000 Hz clock
Flight Modes: GPS mode, Altitude mode, Manual mode
Security Modes: Direct landing, Direct Return, High Return